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PC Shipments Post the Steepest Decline Ever in a Single Quarter

According to IDC, Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), down -13.9% compared to the same quarter in 2012 and worse than the forecast decline of -7.7%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. The extent of the year-on-year contraction marked the worst quarter since IDC

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2013 China Smartphone Market Outlook

Published on March 28, 2013, in Smartphone.

Sales of smartphones in China are expected to top 330 million units in 2013, making the market a fierce battle field for local and international smartphone brands and inducing makers in the supply chain to expect strong growth in the year. International brands, while having seen their market share in China decline sharply to below

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Ultrabook Sales Continue to Disappoint in 4Q12

Published on November 15, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Ultrabook.

Longbow Research‘s chip analyst Joanne Feeney reported that production of notebook computers fourth quarter (Q412) is coming in “worse than expected,” perhaps flat with Q3′s level versus a prior expectation for growth of 5% to 10% from Q3, with recent Microsoft 8 notebook order cancellations from OEMs as they revise downward views of holiday demand. “Consumers continue to spend on lower-priced

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Weak 3rd Quarter PC sales In Spite of Expected Windows 8

International Data Corporation IDC released its third quarter of 2012 (3Q12) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker data showing that worldwide PC market decreased sharply in the third quarter, with shipments declined by 8.6 percent from last year (3Q11). The results are well below the initial projections of 3.8 percent decline with all regions presents shipment volumes decline from a year ago.

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Intel Next-Gen Haswell CPU to Compete Against ARM

Published on July 19, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Ultrabook.

Intel sees its market shrink with declining sales of Desktop and Notebook PCs and the growing popularity of Tablet. Intel will reportedly launch its next-gen Haswell CPUs as soon as this April 2013. Haswell, like the recently-launched Ivy Bridge, will use a 22nm manufacturing process, but promises major improvements in power consumption and integration, Intel claims it will have a 20X power-consumption improvement over today’s

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Ultrabooks Sales Continue to Disappoint in Q2 2012

Published on July 12, 2012, in Market Share.

PC sales continue to decline with top PC vendors HP and Dell lose share to Lenovo, Acer, Asus and Apple. According to Gartner’s PC tracker report for Q2 2012, overall worldwide PC shipments growth remain flat and totaled 87.5 million units. The weak sales are said to be the result of global economy, slow US corporate and government

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Microsoft Windows 8 OEM Pricing to Damage Struggling PC Vendors

Published on June 14, 2012, in SSD, Tablets.

At Computex Taipei, Microsoft disclosed to multiple PC vendors its new windows 8 OEM pricing strategy. Originally Microsoft thought to offer the Windows 8 RT, the version to ARM based CPU, to OEMs at $35. however the reality is that Microsoft offered the Windows RT at a staggering cost of USD$80-95 dollars. For a long time PC vendors  such

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The Hybrid Ultrabook Notebook

Published on June 10, 2012, in Press Release, SSD.

I have been writing about the challenges PC vendors are facing trying to build an Ultrabook Notebook, one that will be able to compete against Apple’s Macbook Air. Intel recently published an updated Ultrabook specification upping the minimum requirements to include: thin designs of 18mm or less with at least 14″ display, a very deep

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Windows Phone Takes the Largest Smartphone Market in the World by Storm – Ahead of iPhone

Published on May 22, 2012, in Embedded Storage, Mobile.

Canalys research in their Q1 2012 smartphone shipment by country report revealed, that although total shipments worldwide grew 45% year on year to 146 million units, shipments in the US rose just 5% year-on-year, while shipments across Asia Pacific region grow by 81% and for the first time China overtook the US as the largest smartphone market in the

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Updated: A New Breed of Ultra Like Notebooks May Hit Expected SSD Sales

Published on May 18, 2012, in Retail, SSD.

HP has unveiled a number of ultra-like models priced from US$600-700 in Shanghai followed by Acer, Asustek Computer and Lenovo. The companies are said to lower their efforts in promoting of ultrabooks in 2012 to 12-20%, down from 25-30% as originally projected. The display sizes of HP’s new ultra-like models range from 13- to 15-inch,

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